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Denarius with head of Roma, struck under L. Cornelius Sulla and L. Manlius Torquatus

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Obverse: Head of Roma, right, wearing winged helmet; before: L MANLI; behind: PROQ Reverse: Sulla, togate, in triumphal quadriga, to the right, crowned with wreath by Victory flying in from above left; in exergue: L SVLLA IMP

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Republican Period, about 82 B.C.

Mint

Italy or Asia Minor

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.89 gm.

Accession Number

20.770

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins